Trump stopping refugee processing for Syrians

WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft executive order obtained by The Associated Press shows that President Donald Trump intends to stop accepting Syrian refugees and will suspend the United States’ broader refugee program for 120 days.

The president also plans to suspend issuing visas for people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria or Yemen for at least 30 days, according to the draft. All are predominantly Muslim countries.

Trump is expected to sign the order this week. It is not clear whether the draft will be revised before then.

The actions follow Trump’s orders Wednesday tightening immigration policies, including taking steps toward building a wall on the Mexican border.

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2 comments

  • Little Mary

    This should have been done even before Barrack Hussein was in office. The only thing Gee Dubyah did was drag us into two wars in the Middle East, in which we are still involved, and increase the national debt by seventy percent. So, it looks like Trump has done more in five days than the other two did in sixteen years.